Myth Ritual and Symbol (ANTH 321.3)

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ANTH 321 01 September 2017 Clinton Westman

Description

Critically examines various approaches to the study of religion and religious symbolism. Different ways on interpreting myth, ritual, and symbol are considered through a survey of the works of both early social scientists and contemporary scholars. The role of symbols and rituals in social communication is examined.

Prerequisite(s)

3 credit units of 200-level ANTH or permission of instructor.

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